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Eclipse trip day 8

- woke up in lake moomaw VA. Headed to get breakfast – met a 22 yr old girl in a diner who moved there from D.C. with her bf. We got to talking. She mentioned she hates the area and feels stuck. Bummer.  – met a dude in the diner on a mc who gave […]

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Eclipse trip day 7

- woke up in Johnson city. Parted ways with Ben and Bonnie. Had a great breakfast before leaving and did a walk through the town – saw an Ulitma GTR – headed towards lake moomaw VA. Randomly came across a road called “back of the dragon”. Was way better than normal tail-dragon – rode a […]

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Eclipse trip day 6

- woke up south of deals gap NC to do the dragon – first got breakfast at some weird mom n pop spot. Cafeteria style. Was real good  – people watch out front after eating. There was a Honda metric cruiser with a rear car tire. Wtf. The dude who owned the bike was a […]

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Eclipse trip day 5

- woke up in Asheville. Parted ways with Alex – went to a brunch spot called sunny point. Was good. Then hard 2 hours of people watching in downtown Asheville  – hippy vibe is stronggggg – rode blue ridge parkway from east side of Asheville going west bound for over 2 hours. No traffic. Was […]

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Eclipse trip day 4

- after an interesting night camping with the girls, we wake up and her dad is big mc guy – Steve took us on an hour long ride around the lake and mountains. He was on a moto guzzi griso – let’s just say Adam Jordan would not approve of steves riding speed. He was […]

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Eclipse trip day 3

- rode around Asheville with Alex and Laura – got awesome breakfast tacos but it gave us all the shits later  – Alex bought us eclipse glasses off a homeless person … but he was white so Alex was okay with it  – made our way south west to a lake 4 hours south of […]

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Ferry’s Wear Bikes

This past weekend I finally did something I’ve had on my list for awhile: take my bike on the Cape May Ferry. Since a few of the guys expressed interest on what it’s like for MC’s, I figured I’d share my experience. The planned trip was to OC, MD for couple days in the sun […]

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Eclipse trip day 2

- long ass day of riding. Such great roads around lake moomaw VA, but hard to make distance – got lunch in downtown Roanoke. Watched a girl spill water all over herself – half way through the day I realized the clip on my master link had popped off at some point, who knows when. […]

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Eclipse trip day 1

So… Adam and I had planned to go south and visit Alex in Asheville, and Ben in Johnson city. Unfortunately Adam was unable to make the trip so Jake is now in. Was supposed to be Adam on his cb550 and me on my cb450, but now Jake on his fast as fuck xsr900 and […]

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Desert Sessions

Dana and Ali were kind enough to let Francione and myself hop on the first part of their LA vacation to see Rick and Heather. I jumped at the opportunity because I knew what it would mean for us… desert ripping. Day One: -Flew in and rented a Wrangler for the desert. -Hung out at Rick and […]

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Manifest Destiny – Week Six & Seven, The End.

Saturday 10/29/16 After waking and checking out, I sat at Carolines waiting for the UPS man. Thankfully Dimecity and UPS came through around 1. Fueled up on coffee from an awesome shop next door called Flat Track Coffee. It’s a bike and coffee shop plus they got dirt bikes on display. Got my clutch cable […]

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Manifest Destiny – Week Four, From The Valley of Death to The City of Angels

Putting this up a day early b/c we are heading into the desert to camp and ride dirt bikes tomorrow…   Sunday 10/16/16 Woke up and soon realized I lost my debit card. Fuck. Ran all over town retracing my steps but no luck. Went to Ryan’s to finish maintenance on the bikes and hang […]

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Manifest Destiny – Week Three, From Fury Road to Sin City

Saturday 10/8/16 Originally planned to leave Fort Stockton and head straight to Roswell but the storm front sat right above everywhere we were headed. Decided to go to Carlsbad caverns and wait out the storm The road there was again long and straight but with all the oil pumps, fracking burnoff towers, the sand, and […]

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Manifest Destiny – Week Two, From The Emerald Coat to Pecos County

I’m putting this post up a day early because we holed ourselves in a hotel room in Fort Stockton, TX to recoup, warm up, and shower after 8 hrs in wind, rain, and cold. ​Sunday 10/2/16 & Monday 10/3/16 Time to relax. Beach, family, and food. The only gear I’m hauling are towels to the […]

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Manifest Destiny – Week One, From Appalachia to God’s Waiting Room

Radke and I have started out on a multi-week cross country trip. I’m riding my ’78 KZ1000 and Radke’s on an ’84 Nighthawk. Jake, on his ’16 XSR 900, joined us for most of the first week. So far we have made it to Florida and are taking a couple of days to relax with […]

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The Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum

Radke and I are currently riding across the country (more on that to come) and while at the Willville Motorcycle Campgrounds another rider suggested we detour to the Barber Vintage Museum. We thought that was a great idea and did. There are too many bikes here and I went nuts taking pictures but barely even […]

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Number 8 Wire Motorcycle Trip Photos

I hit up Colin of Number 8 Wire Motorcycles for a recap of his West Coast trip. Here’s what he had to say: Yo man, I’ve been flat out! Here are some pics. The trip was epic. South from Missoula are some amazing roads, through Stanley and Sun Valley (ID) then through Nevada to some […]